KOMODO FLORES COMBINATION (Labuan Bajo till Maumere)
8 Day / 7 Night
Day 01 DENPASAR – LABUAN BAJO – KOMODO
Upon arrival transfer to the harbor to board on the wooden boat to cross to Komodo island. Lunch will be provided on board. Overnight on board in Komodo area or at Ranger’s house.
Day 02 KOMODO – LABUAN BAJO – RUTENG
Early breakfast on board, start your trekking, walking through the typical dry forest to explore the Komodo dragon, island itself, wild animals and various species of tropical birds. You are sometime see wild buffalo, then and board. A local ranger will lead you to enter this nature preservation. Return to boat and sail back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will beprovided on board. Upon arrival in Labuan Bajo drive directly to Ruteng. En route to visit Cara where one can witness Lingko – the spider web shaped rice fields. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.Day 03
Day 03 RUTENG – BAJAWA
Ruteng is a small town in the backbone of flores and neighbor to the Ruteng Nature conservation Park – the home of Ngkiong – the endemic singing birds. It is worth to visit the Park early in the morning to attend nature’s concert of singing bird ( if there is no rain than strong winds) There is also a newly popped up volcano in the park. Take your chance for photo stops. The first stop will be at Renamese – a crater lake with cloud forest. Lunch in Bajawa. Afternoon visit Naru village with huge megalithic monument and Wogo one of the big traditional village of Nagha ethnic. Overnight at Wisma Kembang or similar.
Day 04 BAJAWA – RIUNG
After breakfast, excursion to Bena passing through Huge and gigantic bamboo plantation picture lnerie volcano and take short walk in the vicinity. Arrive in Bena, see traditional houses and megalithic tombs, and learn the meaning of Ngadhu and Bhaga symbolizing male and female of ancestral spirit. Back to Bajawa, Lunch. Drive to Soa en route stop en Naru a village with huge megalithic monument, arrive in Soa visit Mengeruda a hot water spring to dip in for relaxation. Proceed then to Riung. Dinner and overnight at Pondok SVD
Day 05 RIUNG
There is conservation Perk in Riung mainly to protect the under water ecosystem. Take your chance to explore the small isles off shore – known for yhe beautiful coral gardens with white sand beaches. There is an island with unspoiled mangrove forest inhabited by thousand of huge fruit eating bats. Take your whole day program to explorer and enjoy the Park. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Pondok SVD
Day 06 RIUNG – ENDE – MONI
Morning drive to Ende, take some photo stops en route. It is worth to stop also at Penggajawa beach where local collect blue pebbles for inter insular trading. Some of these stone will decorate hotel & resort throughout the country. Upon arrival in Ende visit the Exile house of Mr. Sukarno – the world famous Indonesian Founding Father. Lunch in Ende. Afternoon dry towards Nuabosi until reach the vantage point to enjoy an aerial view of Ende town, which fortified with volcanoes beautiful, located in south coast of flores. Proceed then to wolopoto, a typical coastal settlement of Lio ethnic with animistic shrine and lkat weaving. Late afternoon drive to Moni with beautiful panoramic views. Dinner and overnight in Moni.
Day 07 MONI – KELIMUTU – MAUMERE
Early morning , drive up to the three-coloured lake of kelimutu , one of the ndonesia’s most mysterious and dramatic sight. The three lakes set in deep craters at a height of 1,600m. Down to Moni for breakfast, then continue to Maumere with stop at Lio hill tribes of Jopu and Ranggase, offers fine lkat weaving, then the village of Wolowaru. Lunch in provided.
Day 08 MAUMERE – NEXT DESTINATION
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport.
Prices included: Private boat in Komodo, Accommodation, Meals Full Board(Set menu), Transportation, Guide Service, Entrance Fee, Tours.
Prices Excluded: Flight ticket, Conservation Fee at Komodo National Park USD 15 / pax, Personal expenses, and Tips,